Manager - Community Connections & Support

City of Medicine Hat

January 31, 2019
Job description:

Reporting to the General Manager of Community Development, the Manager of Community Connections & Support will be responsible for leadership, coordination, administration and facilitation of services within the Community Development Department, relative to the community’s social and cultural supports, connections, facilities and services. You will contribute to achieving the strategic direction of Community Connections & Support programs by leading and managing operational and financial planning, service coordination, supervision, quality assurance and improvement and performance management. The Manager also acts as the City’s resource and liaison with the Advisory Boards and/or Committees.


As our ideal candidate, you have exceptional leadership, communication and conflict resolution skills and are able to build and develop strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.  You are able to see the larger picture, which allows you to plan, make decisions, direct work and measure results.  You have a general understanding of the principles and operational practices within Community Support, Facility Operations and Programming, and Curation of Galleries and Exhibitions and have experience leading teams in a diverse and fast-paced work environment. If you enjoy providing exceptional customer service and making a difference within the community you serve, then this opportunity may be for you.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Management, Business, the Arts or a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Seven (7) years' progressive work experience in a diversified municipal environment, including five (5) years' of supervisory experience.
  • An equivalent combination of management approved training and education may be considered.

Our organization offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefits, learning & development opportunities as well as a great work environment which provides excellent opportunities for professional growth.


The City of Medicine Hat strives to achieve its vision to be a “Community of Choice”; a place where people choose to live, work and play.  The Medicine Hat advantage:

  • Extensive Recreational Facilities
  • Flourishing Cultural Community
  • Low Utility Rates and Taxes
  • Family Oriented Community

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume to Competition # 19018A Human Resources Department, City of Medicine Hat, Suite 101, 505 First Street SE, Medicine Hat T1A 0A9; fax (403) 525-8870; e-mail .

This posting will remain open until Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.